Adriyanna R. Andreus joined Magnet Schools of America in 2017. Adriyanna studied Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and Community Development at Howard University while gaining experience in politics, social justice and civic engagement both locally and internationally. During the 2016 Presidential Campaign, Adriyanna personally registered 456 students at various D.C. Colleges and Universities, lead and organized 56 students to phone back at DNC Headquarters weekly for the 2016 Election and mobilized 784 DC College Students to knock on 11,084 doors during the 2016 Presidential Campaign. She attended the first International Summit in Cap-Haitien, Haiti entitled Elan Haiti. She was one of only 7 students to represent the United States out of the 100 students chosen.
She recently served as the Political Director for Pay Our Interns, a national campaign to advocate for more paid internships for millennials, lobbying and engaging Congress leaders to offer fair wages to interns. Currently, she is the founder and Chair for the DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia) Haitian Student Association. She is the creator of #Home2Haiti, a non-profit to send young Haitian American adults from all over America to Haiti as a gift in order to diminish the growing division between Haitian and Haitian American communities around the world, to strengthen the sense of solidarity between Haitian youth and communities globally, and to promote the idea of a trip to Haiti for all of the Haitian Diaspora.
She serves as the Secretary for the Board of Directors for the DeAngels Foundation, a nonprofit providing access to meaningful educational resources throughout the entire Caribbean. Recently she was featured on Al Jazeera’s town hall highlighting 20 DC students who are instrumental in the 2016 Presidential Elections. She has been quoted on MSNBC, Politico and featured on CNN.
Adriyanna may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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